A year into the pandemic, and I think we’re all looking forward to taking an in-person vacation. While the vaccine efforts are ramping up, it’s still safest to keep your vacay virtual. Keep reading to see seven ways to enjoy a Birmingham virtual vacation.Continue reading “7 ways to enjoy Virtual Vacation Day in Birmingham”
For Birminghamians who miss the likes of City Stages and Sloss Fest, hope is on the way. From June 18th to the 20th, big-name acts like Moon Taxi and Drew + Ellie Holcomb will take to the stage at Euphonious, a brand-new music festival hosted at the Birmingham Zoo. Here’s what we know so far.Continue reading “New music festival, Euphonious, coming to Birmingham June 18-20”
It’s official. Birmingham Jill, a opossum, is this year’s guest winter weather prognosticator for Groundhog Day 2021 at the Birmingham Zoo.Continue reading “Birmingham Jill, an opossum, will take center stage on Groundhog Day at the Zoo”
The Magic City’s most visited tourist attraction, the Birmingham Zoo, returns this week on Thursday, June 11th for general admission patrons.Continue reading “Birmingham Zoo returns this week! Check out the status of several Magic City attractions”
In response to the nationwide coronavirus crisis that has swept Birmingham and the nation, Bham Now is working to help all of us get through this together.
Presidents Day is this Monday, February 17. It’s officially called “Washington’s Birthday” to commemorate George Washington, the first U.S. president. So, how does this impact your Monday in Birmingham? Keep reading to find out.Continue reading “What’s open and what’s closed in Birmingham on Presidents Day, Feb. 17, 2020”
Guests visiting Birmingham Zoo’s ‘Trails of Africa’ can now meet Luti and Gadze. The pair of young male African elephants recently moved to Birmingham from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. I visited to see them exploring their new home and to speak with Dr. Stephanie Braccini Slade (Vice President of Living Collections) to find out more about the elephant program.Continue reading “Meet Luti and Gadze – the African elephants who have joined the Birmingham Zoo family (Pics & Video)”
Today, June 29th is the official Grand Opening of the Birmingham Zoo’s Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza.The new entrance is the culmination of Phase 2 of the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign.
In 1913, Miss Fancy became a Birmingham resident. She would live in our city for 41 years, but her legacy and imprint remain, still holding a big place in this city’s heart today.
Spooky costumes, oodles of candy and Halloween fun await you this month in Birmingham. Here are 13 trunk or treats to check out, plus a few extra Halloween events you won’t want to miss!
Do you love giveaways and the chance to win cool prizes? If you sign up for Bham Now’s newsletter, you will! Check out some of the totally amazing stuff that have been up for grabs lately via Bham Now. Continue reading “6 things you could have won if you were signed up for Bham Now’s newsletter, including Sloss Tech tickets”
According to a 2014 study, up to nearly 1 billion birds die from window collisions each year in the United States.
Four of the Magic City’s most popular tourist destinations, Vulcan Park and Museum, McWane Science Center, Birmingham Zoo and Oak Mountain State Park are honoring active duty military personnel and veterans this Memorial Day weekend with free admission.
Easter is almost here, which means Peter Cottontail is hippity hopping towards Birmingham. Where can you find him? Check out this springtime guide the 411 on the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts this year. Continue reading “Follow the bunny trail to find the Easter Bunny in Birmingham”